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AMIA Bombing Special Prosecutor Dead in Likely Suicide

Alberto Nisman was expected to reveal details of his allegations against Argentina’s top officials of covering up Iran’s role in the 1994 bombing on...

MLK Day Unity Concert Brings Warmth Despite Icy Weather

Members of Temple Beth El, an African-American synagogue in West Oak Lane, and Darkaynu, an egalitarian minyan, came together to participate in a unity...

Mayim Bialik’s Reflections on the Paris Attacks

Mayim Bialik, the grandchild of immigrants from Eastern Europe and the mother of two young boys, shares her thoughts on the Paris attacks. I grew...
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Jewish Marchers Join Thousands for MLK Day March

Many members of Philadelphia’s Jewish community hit the city streets Monday to participate in a march for social justice and other activities related to Martin Luther...
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Local Lacrosse Players Shoot for Israel’s Women’s Team

Three women from this area hope to represent Israel in the 2015 European Lacrosse Championships this summer.    When Jessica Rothstein heads to Israel on Feb....
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Miss Lebanon Accuses Miss Israel of Photobombing a Selfie at Pageant

Miss Lebanon Saly Greige has accused Miss Israel of photobombing a selfie of them together and posting it on social media, causing an uproar...

Reports: Israel Fired Missiles on Syrian Village Killing Five Hezbollah Members

The Israel Defense Forces did not confirm the strikes, saying it does not comment on foreign media reports; It is believed the rockets struck...

Grappling With Teen Sexuality at Summer Camp

Should Jewish summer camps be more proactive about how they address campers’ romantic relationships, particularly given that some statistics indicate that as many as...

At Tel Aviv Housing Fair, High Demand for Homes Near Gaza

Areas heavily targeted by rockets topped the chart in a survey of housing preferences. Areas near Gaza were in highest demand by prospective homeowners who participated...

Sundance’s Jewish Fare: A Preview

Selections at the renowned Utah film festival feature Sarah Silverman in a dramatic role, Jonathan Gold and Larry Kramer, among others. LOS ANGELES — Although...